News relating to: Divorce and separation
Different ways to a divorce settlement
When you have taken the difficult step of deciding to divorce, working out your future arrangements for children, property, maintenance payments and shared business interests can lead to a great deal of anguish. If you have not come to an ...Read more
Mixed gender mediators get best results
In this article, published in The Times’ ‘The Brief’ on 22 November 2016, accredited mediator Michelle Uppal, partner and head of the divorce and finance team at Miles & Partners, looks at the impact of gender on mediation and explores the ...Read more
Dishonesty in divorce and dissolution settlements will not be tolerated, even after death
When a couple divorce, each person will have to sign a financial statement revealing the full extent of their income and assets before they agree how to divide their finances. But what can you do if you suspect your spouse concealed ...Read more
Is Gary Lineker right?
Gary Lineker, who hosts BBC1’s Match Of The Day as well as BT Sport’s Champions League coverage, has recently claimed that lawyers manipulate their involvement to boost their fees and as a result, create ‘hate’ between the parties involved. He ...Read more
Giving children a voice in family courts
We always imagine that once a case has gone to court that, like it or not, there will ultimately be a decision which must be upheld. In fact, that’s not always true, proven by this long-running case in which there ...Read more
How quick is a quickie?
On 10th September it was announced via the media that David Walliams and Lara Stone are getting divorced and that they have joined the realms of celebrity divorcing couples in having a “quickie divorce” that, it seems, the rest of ...Read more
Ex wife can make financial application 30 years after divorce finalised says Supreme Court
The recently reported decision of the Supreme Court of Kathleen Wyatt and Dale Vince highlights the importance of ensuring your matrimonial finances are finalised as soon as possible after the divorce if not contemporaneous with it. In this case Ms ...Read more
When is a quickie not a quickie?
On 8 April 2014, the world learned, through the media, that Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton are getting divorced and that they have joined the realms of celebrity divorcing couples in having a “quickie divorce” that, it seems, the rest ...Read more